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Archive for March, 2013

Doctor with a Golden Heart

Doctor with a Golden Heart

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

For over more than 15 years, Dr Aelia has been providing holistic healthcare to people in the rural areas in Karnataka, the poor and the needy, through his practical and selfless advice, not just on health issues, but on life as a whole! By A Staff Writer Dr S. M. Aelia, 47, was born in […]

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Human Speech Resembles Birdsong

Human Speech Resembles Birdsong

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nearly 142 years after Charles Darwin wrote that the sounds uttered by birds offer in several respects the nearest analogy to language, MIT researchers have now found that birdsong closely resembles human speech. Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, along with a scholar from the University of Tokyo, say that Darwin was right when he […]

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Where do Muslims Stand?

Where do Muslims Stand?

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Scientific Research and Development # Muslims constitute around 23% of the world population and number around 1.7 billion. * Jews are merely 14 million. Thus for every single Jew, there are more than 100 Muslims. # Muslims have produced only two Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and Medicine. Both received their Nobel prize after moving […]

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Re-Inventing Yourself in the Kingdom of Dates and Deserts !

Re-Inventing Yourself in the Kingdom of Dates and Deserts !

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Discover Yourself Workshop was held in Jeddah on 13, 14 and 15th February, 2013. It was organised by the All India Islahi Centre, Jeddah, at Lucky Durbar Hotel, Sharfiah. Some of the participants share their experiences after the Workshop. * After the workshop, I feel much better and relaxed in handling the day to […]

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Little Scope for Researchers

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj Arndt Emmerich, a young German researcher from the Oxford University has visited me twice in the span of two years. He has been studying issues pertaining to Indian Muslims. He got in touch with me after having come across my interview by researcher Yoginder Sikand in some journal in the Oxford […]

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Why is Timbuktu famous?

Why is Timbuktu famous?

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Timbuktu was the most famous centre of civilization in the middle of the last millennium i.e., around 1500. Salt, gold, pepper, weapons, livestock, ivory and even slaves were traded from Timbuktu. It is located on the southern edge of Sahara desert in the state of Mali 12 miles from river Niger. The town had several […]

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Has the wind some power?

Has the wind some power?

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Yes. Wind has great power to move and shape things. It shapes the sand dunes in the deserts which keep changing according to the direction of the winds. Wind also erodes and polishes rocks. It is how it has eroded rocks in the American of Arizona and carved out arches, troughs and spires. It can […]

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What is Magna Carta?

What is Magna Carta?

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Magna Carta or the Greater Charter is the primary form of Constitution writing down rules according to which a King would rule. It was signed in 1215 by King John of England when feudal lords of the country wanted him to restrict his powers and lay down rules by which he would rule and allow […]

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What is a Dynasty?

What is a Dynasty?

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Dynasties are formed when people from a single family rule a region or country. In most cases it is son occupying throne after the death of the King. But there may be other kind of in-house laws for succession. For instance, in some cases King’s brother succeeds and in other cases even wife of the […]

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Bangalore Youths Set Free

Bangalore Youths Set Free

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Curtains drawn over yet another viciously hyped-up saga of conspiracy. By A Staff Writer Bangalore: The curtains are down on yet another saga of arrest and release of two innocent Muslim youth. It is a saga of a fiasco of a case which the administration touted as a conspiracy against the nation by educated Muslim […]

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